Art for Water: Los Angeles / Verbicky Donates Original Painting for Waterkeeper Alliance

Waterkeeper Alliance presents Art for Water: LA
Waterkeeper Alliance presents Art for Water: LA

After successfully donating and helping to raise funds for the Waterkeeper Alliance earlier this year in NYC, James Verbicky is excited to be participating in this fall’s Art for Water: LA event!! Waterkeeper Alliance president Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will join artist chair Ed Ruscha in Los Angeles on September 25th, 2013.

In collaboration with Madison Gallery / http://www.madisongalleries.com

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Crowd of supporters for Art for Water Los Angeles, Christie's Auction to Benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance
Crowd of supporters for Art for Water Los Angeles, Christie’s Auction to Benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance
Verbicky original citta samtana diptych on view in Los Angeles at the Christie's moderated auction to benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance.
Verbicky original citta samtana diptych on view in Los Angeles at the Christie’s moderated auction to benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance.
Verbicky original citta samtana diptych on view in Los Angeles at the Christie's moderated auction to benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance.
Verbicky original citta samtana diptych on view in Los Angeles at the Christie’s moderated auction to benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance.
Verbicky original citta samtana diptych on view in Los Angeles at the Christie's moderated auction to benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance.
Verbicky original citta samtana diptych on view in Los Angeles at the Christie’s moderated auction to benefit the Waterkeeper Alliance.

Waterkeeper Alliance Charity Auction with Jeff Koons & Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Raises 5 million

An original Verbicky media painting was auctioned on March 5th, 2012 at the Waterkeeper Alliance Fundraising Auction held at Matthew Marks Gallery in New York City. Chaired by Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and artist Jeff Koons, the evening brought together stars of the art scene as well as philanthropic celebrities for the cause of protecting and raising awareness for the world’s water resources.

The media painting, entitled “Blitz 9 Panel #1” garnered multiple bids, and contributed to the evening’s impressive fundraising amount of over 5 million.

"Blitz 9 Panel #1" by James Verbicky
“Blitz 9 Panel #1” by James Verbicky
8″x8″ each | Mixed Media on Panel / Resin
2012
COPYRIGHT JAMES VERBICKY
James Verbicky with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Cheryl Hines
James Verbicky with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Cheryl Hines at the Waterkeeper Alliance Charity Auction.
"Dark Wave" by Shepard Fairey
Verbicky himself was the winning bidder on this piece by Shepard Fairey, entitled “Dark Wave”
"Blitz 9 Panel #1" at the Waterkeeper Alliance Charity Auction
“Blitz 9 Panel #1” at the Waterkeeper Alliance Charity Auction